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Dead Before Dark
by Wendy Corsi Staub

Overview - When The Sun Goes Down. . .
The Night Watchman is ready to kill--again. After thirty-five years in prison, he is free to commit the same twisted atrocities that once made him as notorious as the Zodiac Killer and Jack the Ripper. Now, at last, his moment has come...
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Overview
When The Sun Goes Down. . .
The Night Watchman is ready to kill--again. After thirty-five years in prison, he is free to commit the same twisted atrocities that once made him as notorious as the Zodiac Killer and Jack the Ripper. Now, at last, his moment has come...
The Nightmare Begins. . .
For renowned psychic Lucinda Sloan, fame is a double-edged sword. Through her television appearances, she helps police capture America's most elusive serial killers. Unfortunately, she also catches the eye of the Night Watchman. Once this madman learns that Lucinda "sees" murders after they're committed, it's time to play. . .
. . .And The Fear Never Ends.
The first victim is someone she knows--a personal shock that brings Lucinda closer to her ex-lover, Detective Randall Barakat. Then a second murder in Chicago, and a third in Denver, makes her realize that the Night Watchman is toying with her. Each victim wears a wristwatch. . .each watch bears a message... and each message is a warning for Lucinda that her time is up--and soon she'll be next to die. . .
Praise for Wendy Corsi Staub's "Don't Scream"
"Staub keeps things taut and unpredictable. . .a surprisingly effective thriller." --"Publishers Weekly "

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781420101324
  • ISBN-10: 1420101323
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
  • Publish Date: May 2009
  • Page Count: 473


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Books > Fiction > Psychological
Books > Fiction > Thrillers - General

 
Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page 49.
  • Review Date: 2009-03-02
  • Reviewer: Staff

In this intense follow-up to 2008’s Dying Breath, just as self-described psychic detective Lucinda Sloan is helpless to stop a monomaniacal serial killer, readers will be helpless to stop turning pages until the end. From the moment the killer branded the Night Watchman sees Lucinda on television, he knows that she will be the grand finale in his latest series of brutal murders. He busies himself sending cryptic messages to her and her friend, Cam Hastings, whose daughter was kidnapped the previous summer and whose sister was the victim of a long-ago murder. Retired FBI agent Vic Shattuck, who is writing a book about the Night Watchman, also receives messages that only tease at the edges of clues about the next victim. A few inconsistencies are tiny bumps on the twisty road to the chilling conclusion. (May)

 
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